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newtoww youth players came out for the clinic. 3 &pafter the tragedy at sandy hook eeementary school... new efforts are underway to protect children across the country. in oklahoma shoootng simuultion. everything from sweeping classrooms to neutralizing a threat was being rehearsed. "ttat's whaa we try tooget out of this training, aalevel of realism and what decisionn they'll make if and when they get the all." call." henryetta 55-hundred....with only 12 police officers. the nearest back-up is hours away. so they ssy traiiing for sittations ike these are a must. since the tragic schooo shooting in newtown connecticut,,there are calls for stricter guns laws. but do hey work? ///crime and justice reporter joy lepola is here now with new information from the fbii... ...that might impact the debate much of thh focus of new calls for stricter gun control has focused on assault rifless like the ar-15 used by adam adults in ewtown connecticut. but statistics ccmpiled by rifles is tte firearm least likely to be used in murder. in fact,,clubs, knives ann
of superstorm sandy. after politically charged delay and a wave of criticism, the house votes today on nearly $10 billion worth of storm relief. >>> and as a new session of congress is sworn in, so is a record number of women lawmakers. >>> full house. nearly every student from sandy hook elementary school is in attendance as classes resume for the first time since last month's tragic shooting. >>> and on thin ice. two teenagers find themselves stranded and in need of rescue on a frozen lake. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, january 24th, 2013. >>> good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. the 113th congress has been sworn in, and today the house takes up its first piece of business, the bill of providing aid to victims of superstorm sandy. john boehner was re-elected as speaker of the house, but he sparked a flood of criticism from within his own party. tara mergener is in washington this morning. tara, good morning to you. >>> terrell, the speaker changed course after an angry backlash for the delay. it's the first of two votes t
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outcry and political pressure, congress will vote today on a $9 billion hurricane sandy relief bill. relief many say is long overdue. >>> turn for the worst, venezuelan officials admit hugo chavez is battling respiratory failure, now calling their leader's status severe. >>> and trapped on thin ice. two teenagers stuck in the middle of a frozen life, clinging to a dead tree for hours. their dramatic rescue just ahead. >>> wow. good morning. welcome to "early start." we're happy you're with us. i'm zoraida sambolin. >> i'm christine romans. it's 5:00 a.m. in the east. >> we begin this morning with a snowy mess in west texas. conditions are so bad that large portions of interstate 10 between el paso and ft. stockton were closed overnight. do they really get a lot of snow? they've gotten record snow in that area. >> you're absolutely right. it was really the spaghetti bowl on i-10. the biggest problem where were the icy bridges and overpasses. that's what closed portions of the road. those roads have since been reopened. now, el paso picked up 2.9 inches. believe it or not, it's not ou
from rebuilding aflt superstorm sandy -- after superstorm sandy. but those increases have not helped ter resa. she has been working at the same bank for 10 years before being laid off. >> it affects everything. >> reporter: wall street would like better news. the numbers were in line with expectations but nothing to celebrate. >> we had lot of temporary hiring at the end of the year. it's nothing beyond that. a real true test of the numbers is the next reporting period. >> reporter: she has been job hunting for a year and half and took an overnight shift at a retail store to make ends meet. all told they added rough lit same as the year before. over 12 million americans are still looking for work. alexis christoforous, cbs news wall street. >>> the labor department actually revised november's rate upward. >>> we're going to take a live look at the funeral service in woodbridge for prince william county young. he was killed after his motorcycle -- authorities are looking into exactly how that officer was killed. >>> police are looking for the man who stabbed a cab driver during an att
of the challenges of the fiscal cliff and hurricane sandy, economists are predicting 150,000 new jobs. that will remain at 7.7% unemployment. nbc's tracie potts is in washington with more on this. >> reporter: mara, good morning. holiday hiring and shopping could also have some play into all that. we'll know in about an hour and a half what those new job numbers look like. 150, 160,000 new jobs is what we're hearing. but the jobless rate 7.7% expected to stay about the same. there are a number of things we do know that could have some impact here, adp says private job growth was about 215,000 in the last month. weekly unemployment claims up about 10,000. we also now know retail sales were up more than expected about 4.5%. again probably that holiday boom. auto sales were up about 9% and that's something that was predicted after hurricane sandy, a lot of people lost their cars it was predicted that the auto industry might end up benefiting from that. bottom line as we await these numbers it will tell a story how the economy is doing when you look at the big picture, economists are fair
and renamed "sandy hook elementary." we don't know whether this boy was signaling "peace" or "victory," but both seemed about sandy jim axelrod is in newtown for us tonight. bothporter: one police lieutenant here called the new school the safest school in poliica. in america, given all the precautions, kids being met by police officers as they got off the bus and headed into school; i.d. checks on any adult who got anywhere near the place. we sat down with the superintendent of schools, janet robinson, shortly after dismissal. >> thing >> the thing that had been missing at the new sandy hook location were the voices and the laughter of children. >> and that was there today. hookeporter: did you have any parents not able to just let the hand go? >> that's very hard. i... there were parents who wanted to put their child on the bus and just couldn't quite do it. so understandable. >> reporter: over the holidays, volunteers helped to make the new school feel like the old s hool. the students' own desks and chairs were moved. the hope was familiarity would bring comfort. i'm told one paren
. the house meets at 10 eastern to consider a bill regarding hurricane sandy relief funding. you can see that live on c-span at 10 eastern. and at 1 p.m. eastern, centers will join house members for a joint meeting of congress. >> coming up on c-span2, we will have live coverage at 1030 the am eastern of nancy pelosi's news conference. before that, some of yesterday's mock swearing-in ceremony. new and returning senators met with vice president biden in the old senate chamber. we will show you as much of this as we can until our live event in an hour. >> part of yesterday's opening of the 113th congress was a mock swearing-in ceremony for new and reelected senators. the official swearing-in was on the senate floor your the mock ceremony with vice president joe biden was later in the old senate chamber. we will show you as much of this as we can until our live event at 10:30 a.m. eastern. >> please raise your right hand. do you solemnly swear that you will support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that you will bear the true faith
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will be friday when the house takes up part of the superstorm sandy relief package. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >>> and hillary clinton plans to return to work next week to finish out her term as secretary of state. she was released yesterday from a new york hospital where she was being treated for a blood clot. it was the latest in a string of medical problems that sidelined the nation's top diplomat for nearly a month. her doctors expect her to make a full recovery. >>> big changes are coming to san francisco's waterfront ahead of this summer's america's cup races. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman is at the waterfront to tell us about the green makeover. mike. >> reporter: liz, first of all, just look at this view. this is like the nicest view in the world. i guess you could argue about that. but this whole neighborhood is going to change. it's been improving for the last several years and it's rocking and will get a lot better. >>> reporter: fred's java house is a fixture along san francisco's waterfront long before his uncle was being arrested for union activities during the heyday
to go in different direction. the unfortunate and very tragic incident in connecticut in sandy hook elementary school of course heightened everybody's awareness of what violence can really be all about. and as we have been not only responding, reacting to this national tragedy that i think president obama has adequately described as broken all of our hearts, and in every funeral that has taken place, for those 20 innocent children and six innocent adults in the school districts, and school administrators, we obviously have shared in that very tragic event, all of us. it has touched everybody across this country. san francisco is no different. and i have shared that emotional experience with the supervisor and everybody here, in our law enforcement, and in our health department as well. the question for us, then, is what do we do about it? and not only can we share in this tragedy and signal our sympathies to the families as we've done, but we've got to do something more. and this is where i want to make sure i recognize all of the people that are in that effort of doing something ab
understand why they have this thing for this in the hurricane relief. -- this thing for the sandy hurricane relief. i almost fell out of my chair when i saw all the earmarks. excuse me? you expect me to pay $64 billion to go to connecticut and new jersey. $40 billion of it is earmarked. lop that off and give them the rest. i would like to know every member of congress that put those in there. i was so angry. host: you can watch it when the house dabbles -- gavels in in about 2.5 hours. this, from our twitter page. this is on our facebook page. we are watching the debate in the senate on the filibuster rule. there's a story available online at thehill.com. they say it should require them to hold the floor and debate if they want to block legislation. carl levin favors a more modest reform and has recruited republicans to negotiate a solution. junior democrats say unless lawmakers are required to sustain life floor debates, the chamber will remain. blocked most of the time. harry reid addressed that on the floor yesterday. [video clip] >> we have been occupied with other matters, including th
after the fiscal cliff. and tomorrow's promised vote on aide for victims of super storm sandy. plus, the students of sandy hook elementary head back to school for the first time since last month's massacre in newtown. >> they wanted to see their teachers and they just want, like we all want, normalcy. >> jon: across the line in new york, a legal battle is brewing over a newspaper's controversial request to publish the names of gun permit holders. tonight, a county clerk stands his ground. >> that's seriously not even funny. >> dramatic winter rescue after a half dozen people fall into a frozen lake. i'm jon scott in for shepard smith. house speaker john boehner hangs on to his gavel and a new congress gets to work after a wild ending to the last congress. the speaker was facing opposition from some of his fellow republicans over the fiscal cliff deal and for scrapping a vote on aid for victims of super storm sandy. at one point today more than two dozen house republicans said they might not vote to reelect him as speaker. that could have been enough to force a second ballot for the
. there was a jump in construction jobs. almost 40,000, because of hurricane sandy rebuilding and the housing recovery. >>> and in washington, the new congress is gearing up to get down to work. they have a full plate in front of them, with their fair share of bitter battles already looming. abc's tahman bradley joins us, now, from washington, with the latest. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. right out of the gate, members of this new congress have a lot to deal with. they have to take on spending and deficit reduction. but the first order of business is aid for people still struggling to put their lives back together after hurricane sandy. the newly sworn in 113th congress gets down to business today. first up, a vote on a $9 billion aid package for victims of superstorm sandy. but that's only a fraction of the $60 billion in aid the senate had approved. the house adjourned earlier in the week, before the vote, which set off a firestorm. northeastern politicians erupted. >> republican leadership has turned their backs on new yorkers. >> we sent them there. we s
following superstorm sandy sandy may have also helped -- superstorm sandy may have also helped the economy finish on a strong mark. >>> there's a big job opening up at the obama administration. treasury secretary timothy geithner reportedly plans to leave his post at the end of the month, even if a deal to raise the debt ceiling hasn't been reached at that point. jeff liu is said to be his choice. interesting choice, because he's not traditionally an economist. >> he's not a ghoul goldman sachs guy? >> he's just not the usual suspect. >> what do you have for us next? >> why you need to be very careful about saving money. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton set a date to return to work after her hospitalization. that story coming up. >> and staffers start their year by counting up thousands of animals at one of the world's biggest zoos. >> and rg3 talks about facing another sensational rookie quarterback in his postseason debut. >>> and a good friday morning. a cold one, especially south of town. that's a little unusual. we even have a few upper teens. it's going to be a sunny and breezy
betrayed sandy victim's. >> these people have no problem finding new york when they need to raise money. at the new york and new jersey should not pay one penny to these campaigns. >> harsh words from a republican about his own party. the storm killed 113 people on the east coast, destroying thousands of homes and businesses. congress is promising to pass another $50 billion of aid which they have not figured out how to pay for yet but the victims are anxious to start rebuilding their lives. rebecca cooper, abc 7 news. >> thank you despite fears the economy would tumble over the fiscal cliff, the job market held steady in december. the labor department reports over 150,000 jobs were added last month roughly matching the pace of the last couple years. it was not enough to reduce unemployment, which remains at 7.8%. wall street reacted positively to the jobs report, the dow jones and nasdaq closing up, the s&p closing at its highest level in five years. >> from hollywood to capitol hill, the movie "zero dark thirty" is getting a lot of buzz but the review from the senate committee is not
naciónal >>congreso de estados unidos aprueba ayuda adicional a daminificados de sandy >>llevan a prostitutas a sede diplomatica, robo y vandalismo. >>los discos de jenni rivera ocupan primeros lugares en las ventas, así comenzamosl. >>muy buenas noches, comenzamos el noticiero con la deteriorada salud de hugo chávez, sufre una severa infeccion pulmonar, lo que le provoca insuficiencia respiratoria , por lo que no podría tomar posesion de su cargo >>que pasara si el no está en condición? >>esta semana en la habana no habra sorpresa, diodado cabello, podría ser ratificado dentro del partido de gobierno >>no se equivoquen con este pueblo ni con la revolucion >>las corrientes que dominan el partido socialista parecen estar de acuerdo. >>han estado actuando las fuerzas a duo, trasmitiendo ataques a la oposicion >>aquí hay una minoria muy venenosa, ultra derecha que no cesa en su ataque contra el comandante chávez >>la oposicion aspira a tener una representacion. >>lejos está un posible acuerdo. >>el presidente de la asamblea naciónal y vicepresidente, usan un lenguaje de i
will be released today isn't spite of the challenges of the fiscal cliff and hurricane sandy, economists are predicting $150,000 new jobs. nbc's tracie potts is in washington with more on this. >> reporter: mara, good morning. we don't know for a few hours but economists are encouraged that at things will remain steady this month. that's because of the fact that december is always a little bit off because it includes all of the holiday hiring and not all of those jobs are permit. adt does a private report and says 200,000 workers in november, that's up in december. the four-week average is steady, though. again, there were aberrations there as a result of the holidays. economists say, despite the holiday possibly throwing a wrench into this and superstorm sandy. remember, that had an impact on the november report as well because of a split week there, not all of the jobs that were lost were reported in november. so we could see some revisions as well in this december report. but there are a couple of other signs that could be encouraging. auto sales up 9%. and retailers say their sales w
this controversy in washington, as well as hurricane sandy. there was some pretty big-waits on the economy, and yet is still continued -- weight on the economy, and yet it still continued dto churto churn ahea. every month, we have traded on average 153,000 jobs. -- created on average 153,000 jobs. host: in a country with well over 3 million americans, they're more than 12,000,002 are currently out of work. almost 5 million long-term unemployed. the discouraged worker, about 1.1 million. guest: it is good that the economy kept churning along, but it is bad the we have such a lousy economy. we believe to create something like 350,000 -- we need to create something like 350,000 jobs to get unemployment down to 6%. we're falling short every single month. it is a recovery. we were in such a deep hole that it has been really difficult to dig out of this whole. -- hole. if you're looking and reasons for optimism, you can look at this and say, good. if you're one of those 12 million people who does not have a job, this is a disappointing report because it is not stronger. it is not enough to start to job
caucus, then he chose to delay a $60 relief bill for the victims of superstorm sandy, a delay that angered the congressional dell gagzs of new jersey, and new york and one or two governors at the same time, boehner has beens target of scathing democratic and republican criticism, for what is now revealed to be a pork-laden piece of legislation that would have allowed some politicians to exploit victims of hurricane sandy for the purpose of this pork. leaving boehner deserted by two-thirds of his caucus just tuesday, as they voted against him. of the 112 congress, and today. he won a second term as speaker, and boehner, cried tears of joy. >> we're sent here not to be something, but to to something. or as i like to call it doing the right thing. it is a big job, and it comes with big challenges. >> one of the loudest voices in yesterday's republican rebellion was new york congressman peter king, who blasted boehner for not holding a vote on sandy relief, accusing the speaker of taking out this function within the leadership ranks on the state of new york, and telling voters to
in connecticut. >> and the new congress gets to work today. agenda, approving in aid for dollars victim's.sandy "at 5:00rning washington a.m. begins right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it is friday, january 4. i am scott thuman. >> i am cynne simpson. good morning. get to meteorologist as we look forward weekend. >> happy friday. it was a short week. we have a great looking weekend. will be the headline. chilly end to the week, but we lots of sunshine and low humidity to talk about. despite a cold front coming, rain or snow in the forecast. warmer weekend ahead. out this morning in the for the most part. 18 in manassas and culpeper. those are the cold spots. 28 at dulles, 31 in d.c., 30 in gaithersburg. your express forecast, sunshine through the day with a high temperature 42. that's about average. potentially in the seven- forecast, minutes away. it's time for traffic and weather jamee. >> thank you. virginia, and around the beltway, 66, greenway, the toll road, no early problems. 295, nice and quiet -- 395, nice quiet. c
to victims of superstorm sandy but many lawmakers are still up in arms. meanwhile, agrees confirms president obama won the election. fox's jennifer davis has more. >> reporter: a little more pomp and circumstance on capitol hill as lawmakers engage in the long standing tradition of bringing the electoral college votes into a joint session of congress to be counted. >> barack obama, the state of illinois, received for president of the united states 332 votes. but that lawmakers syrphid president obama is re-elected to a second term. >> the bill is passed. >> reporter: earlier they approved $9.7 billion in flood insurance aid for victims of superstorm sandy. >> i want to emp fa size that this legislation is vital. >> reporter: tempers continued to flair among some new york and new jersey members still seething that they let a bill die with the last congress. >> now another three or four or five. this was the most callous action i have ever seen. the leadership of the house should be condemned for it. >> reporter: some republicans reject to more government spending without cuts to offset it and
vote for speaker of the house and how the 113th congress could crash the economy. >>> plus, the sandy relief disgrace continues. >> your two senators packed this with pork. the speaker made the right decision. >> i'll talk to a business owner who can't survive until house republicans act quickly. >>> and the president has called bill o'reilly's bluff and raised his taxes. >> if barack obama begins taxing me more than 50%, which is very possible, i don't know how much longer i'm going to do this. >> tonight we bid a fond farewell to the mayor of cable news. >> i like my job, but there comes a point when taxation becomes oppressive. >> good to have you with us tonight folks. thanks for watching. the next fight over our economic future is under way. republicans are making sure the fight is dirty. president obama and congressional democrats do not have any time to celebrate the fiscal cliff deal they reached earlier this week. in about two months the country will reach its spending limit. republicans already announced their intentions to hold the debt ceiling hostage once again. >> i thin
of superstorm sandy. today the vote. my next guest says this fight is a sign of, quote, civil war in the gop. take tylenol or take, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. with odor free aspercreme. powerful medicine relieves pain fast, with no odor. so all you notice is relief. aspercreme. >>> hurricane sandy victims may be in the eye of another storm but this one is all hot air. it is a political storm. today the house passed the first part of a sandy disaster relief package, $9.7 billion but it was supposed to be $60 billion. so some republicans howled after speakerer john boehner scrapped a vote on that. new jersey governor said this is why americans hate congress. the house is going to consider the rest of everything, the rest of the $51 billion later on this month. in the meantime eral lewis joins us from new york. i want to quote for our audience something you wrote in that piece. i would love it if you could lay out for me what that war really looks like when it comes to people and exactly what they are sayi
>>> on the broadcast tonight, back to school. students and teachers from sandy hook elementary make an emotional return to class today for the first time since that tragic school shooting. >>> making history, and it's only day one. what lies ahead for the new congress. and tom brokaw with one new senator who is already making a name for himself. >>> memory problems in menopause. tonight, important health news for women who wonder if it's their imagination. >>> and never too late. how a growing number of older americans are finding love these days, and why some big names are getting into the dating game. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >> good evening, i'm lester holt in tonight for brian. in newtown, connecticut, this was a day filled with trepidation and deep emotions as the pupils and staff of sandy hook elementary returned to class for the first time since the mass murder there. tomorrow will mark three weeks since the rampage that left 20 children and 6 adults dead. the building where it
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of you john. >> i like him. >>> happening now, pork promises and priorities. sandy victims finally getting their due today, and it cannot come soon enough. >> there's a good 40% of the exterior walls that are covered in mold. >> we don't have anyone to remove it and we don't have the finances to be able to. >> as washington doles out billions, we examine where the money is really going. new details about venezuela's president hugo chavez, reportedly battling a severe lung infection. some venezuelans are worried about his condition and it may be worse than officials are letting on. >>> plus a new year and a new gaffe from vice president joe biden. the latest and afternoon swearing in ceremony for new senators. we'll have the audio will you not believe. plus this. >> this sure is a crazy way to draw attention. >> who won't notice a hot model in body paint. >> she stands out like a not new.co. >> they get you noticed. >> super ads getting super racy. this year you'll see a twist. "newsroom" starts right now. >> good morning, i'm victor blackwell sitting in for carol costello. we begin
the first step. >> reporter: the damage and pain from superstorm sandy is still taking a toll on hard hit states and the frustration with lawmakers on capitol hill is growing. >> i cried for two weeks when i lost this house. if i can cry again, i'd cry again. very no use for them in washington -- i have no use for them in washington. >> reporter: after we'll be of delays friday the house finally approve -- weeks of delays friday the house finally approved a relief package for super victims, the first portion of a larger $60 billion relief package the house initially declined to consider. lawmakers are expected to weigh in on the $51 billion broader aid bill later this month. >> while it is never too late to do the right thing, it is late that we are doing this thing. >> reporter: the federal emergency management agency urged congress to take action because money in the national flood insurance program was set to run out in days. >> this legislation is vital. this is not a handout. this is not something we're looking for as a favor. what we're asking for is to be treated the same as vict
's sandy hook elementary. today those students were back in class for the very first time since that nightmare shooting three weeks ago when adam lanza killed 20 first graders, six educators, then himself. now the school they were in is still a crime scene. and so the students are now using a refurbished school a few miles away. they are finding it the healing process to be together again. >> that new school has been renamed sandy hook elementary as police plan to guard this campus for the foreseeable future. >>> well tonight we are getting the inside story on 44 kids rescued from child sex abusers all thanks to an international sting operation. under arrest tonight, nearly 250 people mostly here in this country, but there are still suspected pedophiles on out there. as they tell us that they hope you can help identify some of them. now, i will have to warn you some of the details you're about to hear are disturbing. >> reporter: take a close look at these photographers. three men and a woman identified as sexual abuser of children that need to be taken off the streets. they're
of the hospital. refunding is finally approved to help the battered northeast recover from superstore and sandy. house lawmakers passed a $10 billion aid package on the first full day of their new session. the bill had to the u.s. senate. and january 15th they will vote on an additional 51 billion. the storm battered the east coast. we back in october. gabrielle giffords was reportedly scheduled to visit new 10 conn today. she plans to meet privately with the families of victims of the sandy hook an elementary school shooting. the 113th congress will be more diverse than ever. more women and more hispanic representatives. 82 new members of congress including allen . the district where i come from is a very diverse district. it is good to see congress starting to look more like the rest of america. >> illinois is sending five new democrats and one new republican to the house this year. >> it was an emotional vote. >> you come here humbled by the opportunity to serve. if you have come here to be the determined voice of the people. you've come here to carry the standard of leadership you have
john boehner didn't put superstorm sandy aid to a vote tuesday stirring up outrage, but boehner was reelected speaker. with the looming debt ceiling crisis lawmakers have to figure out where to cut spending which has proved not to be an easy task with partisan politics at play. >> we have to be able to take back common ground. we all agree we've got to deal with the national debt. we've got to deal with our deficits. >> the president needs to show up early this time. the american people will not tolerate the kind of last minute crisis that we've seen again and again over the last four years. >> reporter: in washington i'm sandra nedo. >>> a familiar face returning to work to a round of applause today. senator mark kirk back for the first time since he suffered a debilitating stroke almost one year ago. vice president joe biden and senator joe manchin stood by the illinois republican as had he to use a four-pronged cane to climb those 45 steps to the capitol. senator kirk had to learn to walk again after that stroke. >>> d.c. delegate eleanor holmes norton is in her 11th term up
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the gunman killed 20 of since the gunman killed 20 of since the gunman killed 20 of snoof students of sandy hook elementary school went back to school today for the first time since the shooting that killed 20 of their classmates and six adults in the newtown, connecticut, school. students were relocated to a different one, a building altogether in a different town in monroe, keblth cut. that's because sandy hook is still part of an active investigation and they don't know if the kids will return to that building. there is certainly increased security at the new school, an upgraded system of cameras and locks and parent were there to help the teachers as well. of course, a very emotional day for all. the school superintendent said that they would try to make it as much of a normal rue tin as possible, doing the kinds of things that they know are good for kids and that they would be familiar with. gary tuchman had a chance to talk to a couple of people at newtown. one set of the parents sent their 7-year-old daughter back to school today. >> reporter: he will la is a first grader at sandy ho
,000, due to sandy. manufacturing gained 25,000 jobs. the most in nine months. the labor department said the unemployment rate stayed at 7.8%. >>> in a little more than 48 hours until the redskins return to the field for the layoffs. and this time, they have home-field advantage but they're facing a hot, young team that's sent washington packing in the past. the redskins come into sunday's matchup with the seahawks having won seven straight games but the seahawks have won five straight games and over the last four games, their defense has allowed less than 11 points per game that veteran chris cooley knows how this could change the tide of the game. >> they're not afraid to get in your face or talk to you or hit you in the mouth and you have to respect the team that isn't a frontrunner. that will get after and do the little things right and seattle does that. >> reporter: >> the redskins most recent trieps to the playoffs in 2005 and 2007 both ended in losses to seattle. let's look from our chopper there, there's the field out at, getting ready and painting the field for this weekend's g
nearly $10 billion in aid for victims of super storm sandy. that is the first of two sandy relief measures making their way through congress. today is for the national flood insurance program. that was due to run out of money next week if congress did not act. currently 115,000 sandy-related claims as well as 5,000 claims from other floods. the governors of new york and new jersey said today's voting congress is a good start. they call it a down payment. votes are planned for january 15th at the house and there are many 51 billion in aid the senate approved. i hope they get rid of all the pork. the speaker pulled the bill from the floor because of the port. now we want to know what you think. here's our question. should homeowners without flood insurance to the bailout? log on. also resulted in the the shell. more to come including more on that any me jobs report. the fight over gun ownership and privacy. what's happening one small community that is creating waves of the country. [ lisa ] my ne's lisa, and chantix helped meuit. i honestly loved smoking, and i honestly didn't think
. roll call, please -- or any other comments on this? commissioner mendoza? >> i wanted to thank sandy and the recs foundation and if you think about as something this complex can be interpreted through the arts and performed by students on the stage in the auditorium, you walk away breathless and it's remarkable. it's an incredible interpretation of some amazing work that we have done in our country and i just want to appreciate the translation that you have done of the work, and we look forward to continuing to work with you on our schools. >> if you haven't had a chance to get out there to see it, please do [stkpwhro*-frplt/] thank you, roll call please (roll call ) six ayes. >> thank you. >> is there a presentation of the certificate, commissioners murase and mendoza? >> i am sandy, the executive director of the recs foundation and it is a great honor to be here tonight to receive this. i want to start by thanking commissioner mendoza. i was actually in the spring in 2006, when we came to her office and said we have this idea. it's an original production that we wanted to raise
the new house of representatives decides whether to approve billions of dollars in aid for hurricane sandy victims. had measure worth more than $9 billion is up for discussion days after the house sparked controversy and decided to delay the approval of emergency and recovery funding. the money would pay flood insurance claims for more than 100,000 throughout the northeast. it's part of a larger $60 billion package the senate has already approved, but the house did not vote on before adjourning for the new session which began yesterday. >>> even with anger over the delay of aid for sandy victims, the house voted to give john boehner a second term as speaker. >> i present the people's gavel to the speaker of the house, john boehner. may god bless you. [ applause ] >> boehner got the house's top job, even despite several conservatives voting for someone else. it was a symbolic protest of boehner's decision to hold off on voting for sandy aid. after the vote, boehner said the federal deficit is still a problem that lawmakers must address. >>> we'll get a look at the december jobs report. the
some much needed aid to the victims of superstorm sandy is now ready for the president's signature. this is just a fraction of the money lawmakers from the lev stated region had asked for -- devastated region had asked for, but congressional leaders are promising more aid later in the month. danielle nottingham with more from capitol hill. >> reporter: congress is sending nearly $10 billion to the victims of superstorm sandy. the money will help northeast residents who filed flood insurance claims. >> it's up to us. >> reporter: congressman michael grimm, a former marine, did not want to return to his devastated district empty handed. >> i would rather have been back in the gulf whether it's afghanistan, iraq, kuwait like i was and deal with bullets flying than to deal with going back to staten island and telling these people i can't help them. >> reporter: earlier this week the house was supposed to vote on a $60 billion senate passed aid package, but house speaker john boehner pulled the bill setting off a political firestorm. now republican congressman peter king says there a
, call him satan sandy. to hear the media tell it john boehner botched it, but instead, around this story, let's say all of this storm may dust up a lot of hot air. and isn't this the kick, the rush, rush, rush, to get a bad deal down so we're not downgraded and guess what? we're still downgraded. think it can't happen? and folks that moody's just threw out the tea leaves that it must might. and later on, wh he we dig in and hash it out i think you'll know why state government is back and since we won't cut tget ready to pay for it and boy, oh, boy, oh, boy, do i mean pay through the freakin' nose for it. this is $100,000. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. >> we've got a new segment called our media moment. and here is how we're going to do this and what a moment this one is for john boehner more like a moment from hell. in almost every pap
of the sandy hook elementary school, former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords will be in connecticut tomorrow to meet the families in a private setting. she was shot in the head two years ago at a campaign event and forced to retire from the injuries. tonight a benefit concert will be held for the sandy hook victims at new vision church. >> in the wake of the tragedy another company is offering bullet proof clothing for children. it is made by a company in columbia that makes bullet roof items for adult, and the owner has been getting e-mails asking for children's sizes. among the items being made are backpacks and vests. the owner lands -- plans on selling them in the united states. interesting to hear the response. >> looking ahead to the forecast on friday, will it be outdoor weekend? >> well...depends on your definition. early saturday, maybe you can get stuff in. >> if you like the rain, it is your week end. now, trying to make everyone happy, it is dry weather, but mostly a lot of fox extreme weather center. coming up on 6:18, you can see looking down to the west, into san fran
. and a cancellation of aid for victims of super storm sandy. tim cain reported for his first day on the job, saying congress needs to do a better job. ben carden also sworn in today for his second term. >>> you could get $50,000 to help the government stop illegal robocalls. the federal trade commission is asking for the public's help. they need new ideas to block those automated calls to cell phone and land lines. the person who smits the winning entry will get a money and a trip here to d.c. to present the solution. january 17 is is the last day to submit an idea. we invite you to nbc washington.com and search for robocalls to find out how to enter. >>> seattle fans may be planning a trip to the east coast for the playoff showdown against the redskins on sunday. >> quite a showdown it will be, too. two rookie quarterbacks, pretty good guys, even though one is a short little thing. >> i don't think anybody out in seattle is too disappointed with russell wilson as their quarterback. they love him out there. it is really the year of the rookie quarterback in the nfl. and two of the top three face of
for victims of superstorm sandy-- nearly $10 billion to pay for flood insurance claims. house speaker john boehner has promised a vote on another $51 billion later this month. president obama was reelected today. you might have thought that that happened in november but it was today that the house and the senate held a joint session to count the electoral votes from each state. no surprise: mr. obama won with 332 electoral votes to mitt romney's 206. but the president's margin was narrow when you look at the votes cast by individual americans. the popular vote. when you add their totals together, it comes to nearly 130 million votes cast and mr. obama won by about four points. he's the first president to get more than 51% of the vote twice since dwight eisenhower. this is the last thing you want to see when you're taking a flight: the pilot being hauled away by the police. it happened today in minneapolis aboard an american eagle commuter plane bound for new york. the pilot is accused of drinking too much. michelle miller is at laguardia airport for us tonight. michelle? >> reporter: well,
giffords will be in newtown, connecticut attending a private event in honor o of the sandy hook elementary shooting. a gunman killed 20 students and six staff members. giffords was shot in the head two years ago in tucson, arizona. six others in the shooting died including a 9-year-old girl. the gunman there, jarod lee loughner was sentenced to life in prison back in november. >>> today the house will decide whether to approve billions of dollars in aid for hurricane sandy victims. it's worth more than $9 billion. it's up for discussion days after controversy for delaying the emergency funding. the money would pay flood insurance claims for more than $100,000 throughout the northeast. without it, this he would go unpaid. the house did not vote on it before adjourning for the new session. >>> much of the frustration over the delay of the sandy disaster bill has been directed at house speaker john boehner. even so, his colleagues voted to keep him as speaker of the house yesterday. the representative from ohio was given the top job even despite several conservatives voting for someone else a
sandy victims looking to the 113th congress house speaker john boener nearly won reelection 12 of the most conservative republicans in the house defected. it was the closest any speaker had come to losing since new gingrich back in 1997. but this congress has more women and latinos than ever before. illinois is sending six freshmen to congress this year, five democrats and one republican notables include tami duckworth who defeated joe walsh and bill foster rodney davis from taylor is the only republican freshman from illinois. coming soon it will have to consider raising the nation's debt ceiling again and there is a looming fight over gun control which recently became a high priority for the white house after the massacre in newtown connecticut the polls show only a small percentage of americans approve of the job congress is doing. the average age for u.s. senators to 62. house bill #6258 which addresses the problem may not be perfect and it may be challenged in court but it deserves to be embraced and acted on now. we cannot kick the can down the road in the longer becaus
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